Postal abbreviation – GA
Capital – Atlanta
Area – 59,424.77 square miles [24th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 9,687,653 [9th largest in the US]
Population density per square mile - 168.4 [19th largest in the US]
Area codes – 229, 404, 478, 678, 706, 770, 912
Zip codes – 30002 - 39901
Number of counties – 159
State nickname – Peach State, Empire State of the South
State motto – Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation
|State Flag of Georgia|
-In Gainesville, the Chicken Capital of the World, it is illegal to eat chicken with a fork
-Georgia is the largest state east of the Mississippi River.
-Georgia has 159 counties, more than any other state east of the Mississippi.
-The Okefenokee in south Georgia is the largest swamp in North America.
-Coca Cola was invented in 1886 in Atlanta
-The world's largest infantry training center is located in Fort Benning
University of Georgia School of Law
Georgia State University College of Law
John Marshall Law School
Mercer University School of Law
Savannah Law School
Georgia Military Schools